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Why Is Communication So Hard?

May 2, 2016 | Kylie Warry

Communication DNA

Communication is a skill we all need right?  You speak and people listen – that’s Communication right? Not at all… Communication  is very much a two way street, you speak but there is no guarantee that what is said has been received and understood.  One of my favourite quotes is “The biggest problem in Communication […]



Conflict is a Powerful Chance For Groundbreaking Growth

April 21, 2016 | Sally Dooley

Team conflict can be positive

In our fast paced, ever changing, resource constrained and complex work environments the need for collaboration is increasing. As a result, teams are springing up comprising members from diverse disciplines, functions, backgrounds, priorities, values and cultures. Conflict is guaranteed! Many leaders dread the thought of conflict erupting in their teams and are quick to shut […]



Do YOU Ever Struggle To Communicate?

April 5, 2016 | Kylie Warry

Struggling to communicate

Have you ever struggled to understand someone, their reaction or their behaviour? Have you ever wondered “why did they do or say that?” If you are like me it is almost every day! Why do we struggle to communicate? Despite communication being cornerstone to our relationships most of us have never been taught to communicate […]



How Many Brains Do You Need To Be Successful?

March 10, 2016 | Sue Lester

Multiple Brains

“How many brains do you need to be successful?” is somewhat of a trick question. You could argue that one well nourished, trained and focussed brain is enough, or that you need many brains to create a supportive team around yourself. Actually, from the individual perspective, to be living more meaningfully, fully and authentically you need […]



What Is Your Communication DNA?

February 16, 2016 | Kylie Warry

Your Communication DNA

What is your Communication DNA? What makes you who you are, makes you respond the way you do?  It is your Communication DNA, your foundation communication style.  We are all wired uniquely but we have some things in common. It is critical to understand your Communication DNA because poor communication costs Australian workplaces up to […]



3 Ways Instagram Can Grow Your Business

February 12, 2016 | Jennifer Nini

Instagram 5 tips

While most businesses understand the need to have a Facebook page, many businesses still aren’t convinced of the benefits of being on Instagram. And yet despite the slow uptake from some in the business camp, other businesses are reaping the rewards of acting quickly and having an Instagram presence. Considering that Instagram is the fastest growing […]



Are You Programming Yourself For What You Want…or Don’t Want?

February 11, 2016 | Sue Lester

Franchise owners need legal advice

Whether you are aware of it or not, every moment of every day, with every thought and feeling you have, you are programming yourself.  Consider for a moment what you’ve been thinking or feeling about already today… whatever you were focussing on is on it’s way. (‘Oops!’ or ‘Yay!’ ?) So were you focussed on […]



Twitter Tips: What To Post on Twitter For Major Impact

January 27, 2016 | Corinna Essa

Content creation on linkedin

With 350,000 tweets being posted every minute on Twitter, standing out from all the noise can become challenging. However, once you master Twitter tips such as how to write tweets so they are eye catching and engaging, you will easily unlock all the benefits of using Twitter for marketing. Tweets are short messages posted on […]



5 Rules For An Effective Conversation About Money

January 22, 2016 | Marisa Hoffenberg

Using an independent financial planner is important to effectively discuss your finances.

In any game there are rules of play. In the relationship game there are 5 simple rules to have an effective conversation about money (or any highly charged and emotional subject). Set aside time for the discussion – without interruption Keep emotional baggage out of the conversation Take the time to listen to and understand […]



The Psychology of Selling

January 15, 2016 | Pix Jonasson

Sales lessons learnt on the retail floor.

I recently had the opportunity to be a Brand Ambassador for a Supermarket. Ok… so it was demonstrating and promoting branded Iced Fruit Cake and Fruit Mince Tarts!! However, I made a conscious effort to make the 2 x 4 hour shifts standing on my feet, near the 4 degree fridge worthwhile. What I noticed […]